A local of Seattle, Washington, Lieutenant Colonel Mark Angersbach was commissioned a Second Lieutenant within the United States Marine Corps by way of the Platoon Leaders Course in April 1995 after graduating from Stanford University with a level in Mechanical Engineering.
Upon completion of The Basic School in May, 1996, Second Lieutenant Angersbach reported to the Naval Air Training Command in Pensacola, Florida and was designated a naval aviator in DVIDS May 1998. In June 1998, he reported to HMT 303, MAG 39 at MCAS Camp Pendleton, California for substitute aircrew coaching within the UH-1N.
In November, 1998, he reported to HMLA-267, MAG 36, aboard MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan in help of the Unit Deployment Program (UDP) and served as a schedule author and pilot coaching officer within the Operations Department. Captain Angersbach then did a subsequent deployment with the 11th MEU (SOC) aboard the USS Boxer because the UH-1N NATOPS officer. In April 2002, he graduated from the Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course at Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One, MCAS Yuma, Arizona and served because the UH WTI within the Tactics Department with the 15th MEU (SOC) aboard USS Tarawa. During this deployment, the MEU was despatched to Iraq and took part in OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM I. At the completion of his fight tour, Captain Angersbach utilized for and was chosen to check pilot college and reported to NAS Patuxent River within the fall of 2003.
In June 2004, following commencement from USNTPS Class 125, Major Angersbach reported to Rotary Wing Test Squadron 21 the place he was assigned as a venture officer/check pilot for the H-1 Upgrades program. Various check applications within the UH-1Y/AH-1Z included weapons supply accuracy, efficiency analysis, dealing with qualities and methods integration. Added assignments at HX-21 included UH-1N platform coordinator and HH-65C program check pilot. During this tour at Patuxent River, Major Angersbach flew over 749 flight hours on 20 totally different T/M/S fastened and rotary wing plane. Additionally, he acquired his Masters of Science Degree in Technology Management from Johns Hopkins University throughout this primary tour.
In August 2007, Major Angersbach reported again to MAG-39 and was assigned because the assistant officer-in-charge for the H-1 upgrades tactical coaching unit coaching new and conversion pilots within the UH-1Y. Additionally, Major Angersbach went TAD to VX-31 at NWC China Lake to conduct follow-on developmental check of the H-1 Upgrades plane with the H-1 Weapons System Support Activity. Immediately following, Major Angersbach participated within the H-1Upgrades Operational Evaluation Phase OT-IIC1 as an operational check pilot. While there, he authored the Operational Tactics Guide, the predecessor to the ANTTP for UH-1Y.
In August 2008, Major Angersbach was re-assigned to HMLA-267 and deployed with the 13th MEU aboard the USS Boxer for the primary operational deployment of the UH-1Y because the senior UH-1Y pilot on the detachment. Contingency operations included anti-piracy operations within the Gulf of Aden in help of Combined Task Force 151 and the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips.
In August 2009, Major Angersbach transferred to HMLA-369 and have become the assistant aviation upkeep officer. From there, he fleeted as much as the aviation upkeep officer (AMO) billet and deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in help of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. Following his tour because the AMO, he assumed the duties as govt officer for HMLA-369. In May 2011, he acquired orders to Headquarters Marine Corps, Aviation Hallway for task because the Flying Hour Program motion officer and price range part head (APP-2) for the USMC Aviation price range. In August of 2014, he reported to Marine Air Group 39 to function the chief officer of the MAG and was then chosen to imagine command of MCAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. He has amassed over three,900 mishap free hours in over 20 totally different sort/mannequin/sequence plane.